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Merkel ‘agrees’ refugee cap with allies

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Talks to form a government in Germany appear to have made some progress. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party the Christian Democrats (CDU) has reportedly reached a deal with its sister party the Christian Social Union (CSU) over the issue of a refugee cap.

It is believed to have been set at an annual limit of around 200,000. The breakthrough would remove a major obstacle as Merkel’s CDU seek to form a coalition government.

The two parties have formed a parliamentary bloc together for decades, but…
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